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Wayne Theatre

Auditions for ‘You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown’ next week at Wayne Theatre

The Wayne Theatre’s 2022-23 Connection Season presents “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown.” Auditions will be held on Monday, June 27, from 7-10 p.m.


Peanuts expected to be on the rise in 2017

Plantings of Virginia peanuts have been on the decline, but for the first time in several years industry analysts expect that to change.


Virginia peanut forecast is up this year

Virginia peanut growers anticipate a 6.6 percent increase in their harvest this year, totaling 78 million pounds.


Virginia farmers to plant more peanuts, oats and hay this year

According to the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Virginia farmers intend to plant more peanuts, oats and hay this year, but less cotton, tobacco, winter wheat and soybeans. Corn acreage is unchanged.


Virginia peanut yield sets national record in 2014

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) announced that 2014 was a record-setting year for Virginia peanut growers.


Virginia companies exhibiting at Fancy Food Show in San Francisco

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) is hosting a Virginia Pavilion at the Winter Fancy Food Show, January 11-13, 2015, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California.


Cotton farmer: ‘We use the term ‘relentless’ to describe harvest

Shelley and Joe Barlow and their son, Joey, grow about 400 acres of cotton. On a particularly good day, they can harvest about 50 acres.


Agriculture to star in new holiday light show

The Illuminate Light Show & Santa’s Village, which will open Nov. 14 and run through Jan. 3, 2015, is a holiday light display created with nearly a million LED lights and set to music.


Virginia peanut yields predicted to increase by 26 percent

Virginia peanut growers are hoping this year’s crop will be 26 percent larger than last year’s, a great recovery from recent years of low production.


state fair of virginia

State Fair of Virginia competitions: One for every taste or talent

Competitions are a time-honored tradition at fairs across the country, and the State Fair of Virginia is no exception.


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